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2018 Bio-Based Material Award for Arctic

The company has developed PLA composites reinforced with glass fibre that can erode back to harmless minerals in a composting environment.

6th June 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tampere

Sustainable

The company has developed PLA composites reinforced with glass fibre that can erode back to harmless minerals in a composting environment.

The materials are produced on the company’s long-fibre-reinforced-thermoplastic (LFRT) line. This proprietary degradable long glass fibre compounding technology increases the PLA temperature resistance and mechanical properties to new levels and opens a variety of possible application areas in the field where technical plastics are being used. Heat deflection temperature of up to 160°C can be reached.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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